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PATHOGEN EVOLUTION

TB’s Chinese travels

Statistical modelling from an impressively large genetic dataset traces the historical origins and spread of China’s modern tuberculosis (TB) epidemic. But there is more scope in the future to harness the potential of ancient TB genomes to model its evolution.

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Bos, K.I. TB’s Chinese travels. Nat Ecol Evol 2, 1842–1843 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0732-y

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